Alva Jean Jordan

May 27, 1946 - May 31, 2019

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Alva Jean Jordan, 73, of Kendallville died unexpectedly Friday, May 31, 2019, at Parkview Noble Hospital, Kendallville.

She was born May 27, 1946, in Four Mile, Kentucky, to Ethelbert and Lorine (Sulfridge) Sizemore.

On May 3, 1967, in LaGrange she married Charles F. Jordan. He preceded her in death on March 21, 1984.

Mrs. Jordan was a homemaker.

Jean enjoyed taking care of children, crocheting, sewing, baking, and cooking. Her main desire in life was to see that her family was happy.

Surviving are a son, Charles (Tammy Floyd) Jordan, Jr. of Kendallville; a daughter, Lisa Jordan of Kendallville; five grandchildren, Jennifer Jordan of Avilla, Corey (Crystal Inzer) Jordan of Kendallville, Ronnie (Leana) Miller of Wolcottville, Misty Rhodes, of Kendallville, and Shay (Russell) Owsley of LaGrange; 17 great-grandchildren including Christopher Jordan, Zakkary Jordan, Caden Owsley, Noah Owsley, Rebekah Owsley, Isabelle Owsley, and Remington Owsley; three sisters, Myrlee (Wilton) Gray of Rome City, Cheryl (Pat) Barrett of Leo, and Pauline Sizemore of Kendallville; and two brothers, Rodney (Karen) Sizemore of Fort Worth, Texas, and Robert Sizemore of South Milford.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Sherry Jordan; and two brothers, Nevil Sizemore and Joseph Sizemore.

There will be no visitation or services.

Private burial will be in Lake View Cemetery, Kendallville.

Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Jamie Halmagyi
June 7th, 2019 12:03am

Thoughts and prayers to the family of Alva. I am so blessed to have known such a great person. I will truly miss her.

Lisa Riddle & Mark Cannon
June 3rd, 2019 6:55pm

My heart goes out to Charles, Lisa, all of Jean's grandkids, and the rest of her family. 💔❤

Roger/Connie Sparkmaan
June 3rd, 2019 2:20am

Charlie so sorry for your loss prayers for you and your family.

Nathalie Bry
June 1st, 2019 11:19pm

So sorry for her family loss. Prayers

Tyler Troxell
June 1st, 2019 9:36pm
Lagrange Indiana.

I never met Mrs.Jordan but if Charles jr. Is any indication of what she was like I'm sure she was great. My thoughts are with the family and freinds

Jacquel Hand
June 1st, 2019 8:19pm

Myrlee you and your family are in our prayers. Jesse and Jacque Hand